Calendar – current events

the cottage in the woods

We gather at our Environmental Cottage on Grand Island, New York. The Cottage sits on several undeveloped acres. — photo by Jon Rieley-Goddard

We plan our weekly programs two months at a time.

During the school year, we meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays, with potluck after, at the Environmental Cottage. During July and August, we meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cottage for a program and a potluck.

Directions from Buffalo:  I-190 N over S Grand Island bridge to Exit 19, Whitehaven Road.  Left/west on Whitehaven about 2.2 miles to West River Road. Right/north about 9/10 mile to 3449 West River Road, cabin in wooded area. Park along road.

During snow season, please park only on the side nearer to the river.

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Riverside-Salem UCC/DC Program Schedule

September – October, 2013

All gatherings at RS Environmental Sanctuary/Cottage, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072, from 4-6 p.m. Sundays [+ potluck], unless otherwise indicated.;; 773-1426

Sep 8 BUSINESS MEETING (4-6 p.m., back on Sunday schedule)

Sep. 15 Kathy Campbell will talk about her book on spirituality for children—The You in You.

Sep. 22 Roger Cook on “Beyond Religion”

Sep. 29 Mike Ziolkowski, Report from Haiti: Mike will talk about his trip to Haiti working at the Angels of Christ Orphanage in Port-Au-Prince and looks forward to hearing and learning from other people’s stories if they have traveled to Haiti.

Oct. 5 Green Buildings Open House, 1-3 p.m. for straw-bale showing

Oct. 6 Stephanie Allen on Recycling

Oct 11-12 World On Your Plate (WOYP) at Daemen: Friday night videos & speaker Elizabeth Henderson; Saturday speaker Dr. Jane Mt. Pleasant (American Indian Studies & Horticulture at Cornell), 3 workshop sessions (18-21 workshops), celebration of the 10th year of WOYP! Info: Sharon (839-8524), June (773-1426) [see enclosure]

Oct. 13 CROP Walk (1:00, Beaver Island); Sharing Our Gifts

Oct. 20 “A Place at the Table” (DVD), Bread for the World Sunday

Oct. 27 Paul Leuchner, Grand Island Conservation Board member, will update us on the West River Greenway Trail project and options we might pursue to ensure that the DEC-designated state wetland behind RS that intersects our property might be protected and enhanced. Paul will also discuss how we might use conservation easements to enlist neighboring property owners in this effort, as well as how our congregation might participate in an educational effort to educate town residents on the importance of stream and wetland buffer zones.


Archived Calendar files — double-click to open/download a file.

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